Even going back a few years, leaving home without my wallet was simply unthinkable. It had everything life demanded The wallet was a storehouse. It held my driving license, my credit cards, loyalty cards, gym card, a pile of receipts, and my family picture. All the survival man-essentials were in the wallet except for the shaving kit. The behemoth wallet ruled on borrowed time. It should've been amended, dissolved, and dethroned a long time ago. Finally, it happened. And thank God it did. We can now jump out or go for a drive in our shorts without having to log a wallet in our shorts pocket. You have 'em all on your phone. And if you're an iPhone user in Kentucky or Maryland, you can even have your driver's and IDs on your Apple Wallet.
That should've been the last nail in the coffin for the physical wallet. But, that's not the case. Digital devices can still glitch, die down, lose connection, or simply stop working. And at such times, you need a backup. Hence, most of us still physically carry our most essential cards. But luckily, it's come down to 2-3 cards for most modern men and women. And that has led to an age of new streamlined slim wallets
that exemplifies taste and class.
This slim metal wallet leads the pack with a streamlined, classy chassis. The brand started a cult following and soon gained the nickname ‘Boardroom Wallet’ due to its popularity among the execs. Funny enough, this tough metal construction was fashioned for the survival enthusiasts to pass the most brutal tests of the Alaskan wilderness. However, the classy shell quickly made its way to office suits (and even women’s handbags). The 12-card-holder still remains a firm favorite with the outdoor zealots. And the wallet comes with an impenetrable RFID blocking that’s one of the best.
Tom Ford made a reputation for making clothes look like money. Their cardholder
slim wallet represents the Rolls Royce of best men’s wallet, Period. You want a slim wallet with premium full-grain leather construction, a TF metal monogram, and elegance, you look no further than Tom Ford. The cardholder comes with 2 card slots (that can fit up to 4 cards) and a classy gold-tone money clip at the rear. A wallet like this doesn’t come cheap and will set you back a little over $460.
Hugo Boss Cardholder
Hugo Boss never fails to respond to the trends. Here’s a simple, streamlined, minimalist wallet that oozes timeless class. At just $90, HB delivers the quality and craftsmanship that you'd usually expect from top branded slim wallets that cost ten times over. It does everything you want it to in a hard-wearing, clean-lined design. Goes with your tuxedo as well as your denim and khakis.
Acne Studios Wallet
This is a brand that never fails to surprise or impress us with its unusual design. The wallet
at a glance may seem like an open Ray-Ban case. It’s a minimalist, clean-cut men’s slim wallet with a unique Nordic touch. You can organize your cards and cash neatly in one chamber of this beautifully constructed wallet. It just works beautifully for some reason. If you do not mind quality craftsmanship, individuality, and third-party attention - this might be the wallet for you.